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"When we purchase in Wilkes, we keep it in Wilkes, so BUY LOCAL!"

What: Shop small and support local businesses.

Why: Every time you make a purchase at a local business, you support local jobs and help

preserve the local character of the community.

Fact: 67 cents of every dollar spent at a Wilkes business stays in the community

How: If you are a local Wilkes County resident:

1. Buy local and encourage others to shop here as well.

2. Spread the local love with a positive online review of a local business.

How: If you are a small business owner or manager:

1. Update your Google listing – Shoppers need to find you, your store hours, and your COVID-conscious operations.

Note About Safety: Our local business community is COVID-conscious and committed to operating safely. Many employers and employees are now COUNT ON ME NC- certified.



Wilkes Chamber of Commerce:

Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership Inc.:

Town of North Wilkesboro:

Town of Wilkesboro:

Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority:

Click for Link to 10 Big Reasons to Buy Local


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